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Pysanky at St. Vladimir Institute (Toronto)

  • St. Vladimir Institute 620 Spadina Avenue Toronto, ON, M5S 2H4 Canada (map)

Learn the ancient art of Ukrainian Easter Egg decorating-- a sacred and meditative practice. Pysanky, as these eggs are known in Ukrainian, are made using the wax-resist "batik" method, in which designs are drawn or written onto the egg with beeswax, and then submerged in a series of dyebaths. Pysanky are often very intricate and include layers of meaning, imbued with symbols of protection and goodwill.

Instructors will guide you through all the steps of transforming a plain egg into a work of art. Beginners welcome.

$30 to register. All materials will be provided (eggs, stylus, dyes, wax…)
Additional materials and kits will be on sale to take home.

Register by emailing us at folkcanada[at]

Earlier Event: April 14
Pysanky at ARTiculations (Toronto)
Later Event: April 21
Pysanky at DROM Taberna (Toronto)